Mission, Vision, and Goals

The mission of the School of Optometry is to protect, advance and promote the vision, eye care and health of people worldwide by:

  • Preparing individuals for careers in optometry, the ophthalmic industry and vision science; and
  • Advancing knowledge through teaching, research and service.

This will be accomplished through the Doctor of Optometry, residency and graduate programs.

Our vision is that IUSO is recognized world-wide for excellence in optometric education and vision research that shapes the profession and impacts the lives of patients and communities. 

The 2017–2022 goals of the School of Optometry focus on four areas:

  • Create effective teaching environment that engages students and enhances integrated learning
  • Deliver excellent patient centered care while providing IUSO students with exceptional clinical experiences
  • Advance vision science and its applications to eye care and communicate research results for the benefit of patients, the university, state, nation, and world.
  • Expand the network of people who are informed about and invested in the success of the school.

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